Portuguese Chickpea Salad

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Ambrosia for Guen

This is a recipe I made for my birthday bash to satisfy some vegetarians. It turned out Fantastically! I got the recipe from Fatfree.com. The person who posted it there got it from "365 Ways to Cook Vegetarian". Since I don't eat raw tomatoes, I made a small tweak to the recipe. My guests never missed the fresh tomatoes.

Top Review by fiorelalsv

awesome!!! i made this recipe on the 4th of july, my friends and family loved it!!! the convination of all the flavours are perfect, fresh basil is very important...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. First you have to roast the garlic. Preheat oven to 425. Slice 1/4" off top of head of garlic. Wrap garlic in foil. In small baking dish, roast garlic until it turns buttery soft, 30 to 40 minutes Let stand 10 minutes to cool.
  2. While garlic is cooling, in serving bowl, mix chickpeas with basil and vinegar. Set aside.
  3. When garlic is cool enough to handle, squeeze out each clove into bean mixture. Stir well to coat beans. Toss with diced tomatoes. Season with cumin, salt, and pepper. Serve at room temperature.

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